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Can hair vitamins cause high liver levels?

Hi. I'm a 24 years old woman. I am taking hair vitamins "anacps" from ducray.
This is its composition:
- vitamins B6, B8, E, PP and iron
- Evening primrose oil (Oenothera biennis) - gelatin fish - L-cystine - L-Methionine Firming: glycerol E422 - Iron sulphate - Nicotinamide - D, L-alpha tocopherol acetate - Aroma - Emulsifier: Sunflower lecithin E322 - thickener: yellow beeswax E901 - Dyes: iron oxides E172, E171 titanium dioxide - pyridoxine hydrochloride - Biotin.

Can any of these compounds cause the elevation of the liver enzymes? The ALS is 57 (normal 4-27) and ALT is 58 (normal 4-34), could it be the vitamins?

I also have ulcerative colitis diagnosed  3 years ago, but i have been okay.

Thank you
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I can't tell you your answer, but I can tell you you're taking a poor quality vitamin.  They're not created equal.  This one uses cheap ingredients that are not well absorbed, such as iron oxide in the dye, and it includes dyes and fillers and binders that can be toxic.  You'd do better with a better company.  This one doesn't even use mixed tocopherols, just alpha -- didn't think anyone did that anymore.  But the easy way to answer your question is to stop taking them and get tested again and see if the test is different.  It's also true that if you had gotten tested the next day you might have come out normal -- only repeated tests over time can produce an accurate picture, as we change from day to day and hour to hour.  What is also possible that this supplement, or, given you don't seem to be as particular about what you ingest as some, you might be eating some other food or taking an herb that is tainted.  But again, whenever you suspect a supplement is a problem, stop taking it and see if it solves the problem.
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Hi, thank you for your answer. Yesterday I read that it can be the ulcerative colitis fault and that sometimes she is associated with primary sclerosant Colangitis and I got really stressed about because I know it's a really bad disease. Do you think it's associated and it's the cause of the rise of the enzymes?
Don't know, I'm not a doctor.  This disease is treated by diet and lifestyle, but again, no doctors on here,  I wonder if this site has a colitis forum?
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